The Foreign Desk

Explainer 107: Will Shinzo Abe become Japan’s longest-serving prime minister?

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21 March 2018

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A few months ago it was as though nothing would stop Shinzo Abe from becoming Japan’s longest-serving prime minister, a title he would gain in November 2019. But now there’s a scandal on the front pages and pressure is mounting within his own party. Kenji Hall ponders Abe’s political survival.

21 March 2018

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